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Mace & Crown | September 26, 2017

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Mace & Crown * The ODU Student Newspaper

Monarch Music Minute: Prophets of Rage, Wyclef Jean, Ringo Starr

September 23, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Prophets of Rage – ‘Prophets of Rage’ 💿💿💿💿

Rap-rock supergroup Prophets of Rage have released their self-titled debut. Formed in 2016, the group consists of Tim Commerford, Tom Morello and Brad Wilk of Rage Against the Machine, … Read More

A celebration for elephants

September 23, 2017 |

Alyssa Branch | Contributing Writer

National Elephant Appreciation Day promotes the understanding and admiration of these beloved giants. Every year on Sept. 22, people can come together to observe the beauty and importance of elephants. The holiday was founded in 1996 … Read More

Live action ‘Death Note’ writes itself in a book

September 22, 2017 |

Fatima Rivera | Contributing Writer

The highly acclaimed manga turned anime series, “Death Note” was picked up by Netflix and premiered August 25, where longtime fans tuned in to see how the company has done.

Light Turner (Nat Wolff) stumbles upon a … Read More

Daniel Caesar Tackles the Psychoanalysis of Emotion in Sophomore Album ‘Freudian’

September 19, 2017 |

Darryan Miller | Contributing Writer

On his sophomore album entitled “Freudian,” Daniel Caesar takes us on the rollercoaster of love and life. The heights of which this coaster stops at before dropping are unrequited love, religion, loss, the idea of soulmates, romance … Read More

Nintendo Direct Showcases Upcoming Titles

September 16, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

A Nintendo Direct, aired on Sept. 13, released new information about upcoming games for the Nintendo 3DS and the Nintendo Switch. Much of the 45-minute stream focused on briefly going over upcoming games.

More information was given … Read More

Future Retroism: Stephen King’s ‘IT’ (1990)

September 16, 2017 |

George Plank | Staff Writer

“It” is one of those experiences that is so ingrained in popular culture that it seemed impossible someone decided it would be a good idea to remake it. Which they didn’t. Not exactly. The original from 1990 … Read More

Foster the People make The NorVa part of their ‘Sacred Hearts Club’

September 16, 2017 |

Lindsey Lanham | A&E Editor

There is no denying that being in a successful indie rock band is a hard job. The Gypsy lifestyle brings a lack of stability which leads to a possibly boring cycle of playing the same show … Read More

New iPhones, Apple Watch Series 3 Details Unveiled

September 16, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

Apple held their first event in the new Steve Jobs Theater in California on Sept. 12. Not only was their new theater unveiled, but they also released information about three new iPhones and the next series … Read More

Kyra Ricks Saves the Day Again!

September 16, 2017 |

Contributing Writer | Jazzmyn Bradley

Last night the Lady Monarchs outworked Western Kentucky in their first Conference USA matchup finishing with a 1-0 victory. The only goal of the night would come at 105th minute by the prolific sophomore Kyra Ricks. … Read More

There’s no horsing around in new season of ‘BoJack Horseman’

September 15, 2017 |

Fatima Rivera | Contributing Writer

Dark, humorous and a hollow feeling in your heart is how season four of “BoJack Horseman” would be described as the show returned Sept. 8, on Netflix.

After the death of Sarah Lynn, Bojack Horseman (Will Arnett) … Read More

‘Star Wars’ Episode IX Gets New Director

September 13, 2017 |

James Finney | Contributing Writer

J.J Abrams is officially back on board to direct the last entry in the current Star Wars trilogy, “Star Wars: Episode 9.” This news comes after a string of Star Wars directors, including Phil Lord, Christopher … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Tori Amos, Living Colour, Dustin Lynch

September 13, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Tori Amos – ‘Native Invader’ 💿💿💿💿💿

Tori Amos’ painful past as a victim of rape has been the cornerstone of her music. The classically trained turned pop/rock musician has released “Native Invader,” her 15th studio LP. The … Read More

Rick & Morty Captures Audiences Around the Globe

September 13, 2017 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assitant A&E Editor

If you watch television or use any social media platform at all, you’ve probably already heard of the TV show “Rick & Morty.” It’s hard to get around it; whether you’ve watched it or not, … Read More

Brad Paisley brings on the ‘Perfect Storm’ at VUHL Amphitheater

September 13, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

As the nation recovers from the devastating impacts of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and with the tragic sudden passing of Montgomery Gentry’s Troy Gentry, Brad Paisley delivered a solid 90-minute set Sunday showcasing new and classic … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: The Script, LCD Soundsystem, Mogwai

September 12, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

The Script – ‘Freedom Child’ 💿💿💿💿💿

Irish pop rock outfit The Script released their fifth studio album, “Freedom Child.” On hiatus since 2014’s “No Sound Without Silence,” the band has returned appearing to have shed their once … Read More

757 Metal Community Rocks for Local YWCA

September 11, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Bearded Bird Brewing played host Saturday to an evening of metal music by local bands. Dubbed as The Mighty and The Metal, the event, presented by The Association of the Wicked Virginia United Branch, helped benefit … Read More